The Twentieth-century Russian Novel: An Introduction
Eight of Russia's most popular and significant novels are presented in this important new guide for students. Works include:
- "We" by Evgenii Zamiatin
- "Red Cavalry" by Isaak Babel
- "Envy" by Iurii Olesha
- "How the Steel Was Tempered" by Nikolai Ostrovskii
- "The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov
- "Doctor Zhivago" by Boris Pasternak
- "Cancer Ward" by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
- "Pushkin House" by Andrei Bitov
In each chapter, David Gillespie examines one novel in detail and explores the career of the author and the critical reception of the work. Throughout, considerable reference is made to recently published scholarship and archival materials to provide students and scholars of Russian and Comparative Literature with a guide to these important Russian authors and their place in the world of literature. The book also includes an extensive bibliography of secondary literature and contains textual references in both the original Russian and in English translation.
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Korov ' ev and Behemoth cause more chaos with their whistling that uproots trees
, kills birds , causes earth tremors , sends restaurants into the river and drives a
passenger boat onto land . The sun is reflected in a thousand windows ...
Zhivago goes home to Moscow to be united with the son he has never seen , and
finds that his uncle Vedeniapin has returned from Switzerland and has espoused
the Bolshevik cause . This causes endless arguments between him and ...
Stalinism is the cancer from which the country is trying to recover , but is Stalinism
the cause or merely the symptom of the illness ? Did Stalin begin the spread of
this cancer , or can its roots be traced back to the origins of Soviet society in the ...
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Isaak Babel 18941940 Red Cavalry Конармия
Iurii Olesha 18991960 Envy Зависть
Boris Pasternak 18901960 Doctor Zhivago
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